South Goa Beaches
Going South of Dabolim Airport there are number of beaches that basically wear similar character and are home to one or more premium / Luxury resorts. These are popularly known as South Goa Beaches.
Bogmallo – Nearest to the Airport (3 kms) and home to Bogmallo Beach Resort. Nearby Hollant beach is home to Devasthali Beach Resort. Bogmallo is not a beach that typical day tourists arrive at and is a long stretch of beach excellent for walks and swimming.
Utorda / Majorda – Few kms South of Airport, a set of Idyllic beaches that are home to a number of luxury beach resorts such as Kenilworth, Majorda Beach Resort, Grand Hyatt, Royal Orchid etc. It’s not a beach that typical day tourists arrive at and is a long stretch of beach excellent for walks and swimming.
Betalbatim / Colva / Benaulim – Few kms South of Utorda / Majorda, a set of beaches that are well visited by day tourists and have a few shacks around. These are home to a number of mid-segment and luxury beach resorts such as Nanu, Longuinhos and Taj Exotica
Varca / Cavalossem / Mobor / Betul – These are about 15-20 kms from the airport where a number of luxury resorts are located such as Ramada, Holiday Inn and Leela. Cavalossem is well visited and has a watersports centre. Other beaches are more secluded / covered by the hotels there and therefore not visited by general tourists.